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Mission Ranch Restaurant

26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
+1 831-625-9040
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (108 reviews)
“prime rib” (128 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed our visit to Mission Ranch! Beautiful view with excellent food and service. Highly recommend the prime rib and filet with the wedge salad. We also enjoyed a delicious red wine (recommended by our server). I would suggest going early for a table inside.

Thank JeanStokes
Reviewed yesterday

Everyone we spoke to in town -- including other restaurants -- recommended this restaurant. This is because of the unique history of the facility, with Carmel's most famous citizen stepping in and preserving this property on the mouth of the Carmel River. No reservations taken....More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have dined here for dinner on more than one occasion and have enjoyed ourselves every time. If you are looking for over-the-top portions or food descriptions that virtually nobody understands, GO SOMEPLACE ELSE! If you enjoy normal sized cocktails, traditional sized portions of simple,...More

Thank BobSacamento
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved this place so much we ate here 2 nights of our 3 nights in Carmel. The view can't be beat and the food is delicious. However, the seating is very confusing. On the first night there, we arrived and were told the wait...More

Thank trav1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Similar standard of food to our last visit 3 years ago: s breakfast/dessert station, Italian with salad and whole salmon, soup and different breads, meat and roast station. Prime rib delicious, ham over cooked, ribs very fatty. For $40 each you get brunch and a...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stumbled upon Mission Ranch by chance. It is distant (remembering that nothing is truly distant in Carmel) from the town center, and is not advertised. We only wished that it was open for lunch since we had just walked the Mission...More

Thank georged2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although pretty full we had no wait to get in and a choice of inside or terrace. The house is in a lovely setting, on the ocean. There is a bar, with a piano player, then inside and outside seating in the restaurant. The piano...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

High prices and long waits tend to make me more skeptical on the value of the food, but Mission Ranch fortunately still delivered. The buffet included a wide array of foods, all of which were delicious and well-prepared. And it's hard to beat the view....More

Thank skajjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful restaurant in a stunning setting of a sheep farm. The food was very good and the service was great, even though there was quite a wait. Maybe I was a bit turned off because it was so crowded and loud,

Thank Deborah597
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, reasonably priced, great management & service! Will definitely return and recommend to family and friends!

Thank Grant W
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Laura D
21 September 2018|
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Response from Jana B | Reviewed this property |
No happy hour but there’s a bar menu they have reasonable prices too popular to need to do that the view is amazing !!
Sally M
16 October 2017|
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Response from Katherine S | Reviewed this property |
Chilly evenings will require long pants, sweater/coat. Otherwise, dressy casual suffices.
3 June 2017|
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Response from Silvemi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive but I don't think so. If I remember correct they open at 4 or 5.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26270 Dolores St, Carmel, CA 93923-9215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-9040
  • This restaurant is at Mission Ranch
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